Resources for over 55's

Council has a range of publications that can assist over 55s

Criteria for Assessing Trades and Service People

As part of Council’s 2013-2018 Positive Ageing Strategy Action Plan, we have developed this criteria to help you assess trustworthy and reputable property maintenance and home modification businesses and services

Criteria for Assessing(PDF, 75KB)

Criteria for Assessing (accessible)(DOCX, 37KB) 

Positive Ageing Information Guide

This guide has five sections listing information and contact details for various groups, organisations, and government bodies

Positive Ageing Information Guide(PDF, 610KB)

Positive Ageing Information Guide (accessible) (DOCX, 76KB)

Personal Records Organiser

The Positive Ageing Reference Group developed this tool to help you think about and keep track of your important information and documents. While it may take a little while to complete, spending time now can help you identify areas you have not considered and potentially reduce any issues your family or friends may have in the future

Personal Records Checklist(PDF, 61KB)

Personal Records Checklist (accessible)(DOCX, 30KB)

Ageing Well in Nillumbik newsletter

This quarterly newsletter promotes living well in Nillumbik. It will keep you up to date with Council and community services, volunteer opportunities and includes a calendar of events

You can download the latest edition from the link at the bottom of this page. To go on the mailing list, phone 9433 3157 or email


Nillumbik Tales - Voices of our Elders

Nillumbik Tales-Voices of our Elders is a collection of short stories written by local seniors about their lives in Nillumbik. This diverse collection of tales is about wonderful experiences and memories and includes stories of day-to-day life from the past 70 years featuring some colourful local characters

The book can be purchased online for $20.

For details phone 9433 3157 or